Christ Church man confesses to stealing cassavas

A 37-year-old Christ Church man has been slapped with a $1000 fine for stealing 80 pounds of cassava.
Roland Romel Layne, of #2 Edey Village, appeared before Magistrate Elwood Watts in the Oistins Magistrates’ Court today charged with the crop theft as well as two counts of assault.
He pleaded guilty to the theft charges and was ordered to pay the money by November 28 if he wants to avoid a six-month jail term.
However, Layne pleaded not guilty to the assault charges and was granted bail in the sum of $1,500, with one surety. He was instructed to reappear in the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court on November 16.
As part of his bail conditions, Layne must report to the Oistins Police station twice a week. 

8 Responses to Christ Church man confesses to stealing cassavas

  1. Tony Webster October 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Wonders never cease: Cud it be that the cassavas assaulted someone?

  2. Smiles, October 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Well, well, well, I was hoping it ain’t Mr. “Ageculture”. Earlier I beg ya all to wait on the truth, that way nobody can’t sue nobody. He changing …… “Rod by rod”. Stupse, he now got to look into for a new past time. Bye bye Brass tacks. Suppose he did loose he life, that would be for 200.00 dollars. I always pray and pray and pray some more. Stupse

  3. John Nicholls
    John Nicholls October 16, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Should be holding some jail time.

  4. The Negrocrat October 16, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    Jail and some good cock.

  5. Belfast October 16, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    Just as bad are those who he supplies.

  6. Francia Matthews October 17, 2017 at 7:42 am

    Where is his picture?

  7. archy perch October 17, 2017 at 10:48 am

    No wonder he supports the Barbados Labour Party. The DLP got legislation comining to more severely deal with his teefing behind.MR. AGRICULTURE was a fierce critic of the present DLP administration. He will be missed from polluting the airways with his diatribe. Security could not shoot very well. The punishment is to small.

  8. luther thorne October 18, 2017 at 3:18 am

    Hello ! The man went on Brasstacks to clear his name ( longs out (tongue). He is a bold man. Archy Perch why politicize an issue like this? Are you people so petty and polarized ? Get psycological help please. You have a challenge.

    Smiles ! Keep on smiling and breathe easy. Mt. Agriculture is not worried. His explanation should make good reading
    . Barbados Today ! I expect to read an interview of this rather bold man Mr. Agriculture.


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